Buses to Bath City Centre (Milsom Street).
To assist travel to and from vaccination centres, time restrictions on the use of concessionary bus passes have been relaxed.
This means that passes are valid at all times from Monday, 25 January 2021, to Friday, 30 April 2021, in Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
Please note that the routes in the map below are merely indicative. Refer to each service’s official route map to see actual stops and route.
Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic public transport services may be operating a different route, timetable or be temporarily suspended. Visit our Coronavirus Travel Advice page for more information.
Bus service information
Park & Ride sites offer an easy, cheap and convenient way to park your car and ride a bus into the centre of Bath. The Lansdown Park & Ride site provides a fully wheelchair accessible daily service into the City Centre.
Service 31 operates from Lansdown Park & Ride to Milsom Street, Bath City Centre, every 12-15 minutes, Monday to Sunday and including some Public Holidays. Journey times are about 10 minutes.
This service operates as a regular bus service and getting on or off the bus is allowed at any stop on Lansdown Road (in the city centre the stop to use is Milsom Street (Sg)) (see note at bottom of Fares table regards to intermediate stops).
|31 – Lansdown Park & Ride|
|Types of payment accepted||• Cash on bus|
• Contactless on bus
• Operator’s app
• Concessionary Pass (after 09:00 Monday – Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
|Operating days||Every day except Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day’|
|First bus from Park & Ride site||06:15 Monday to Saturday|
09:30 Sunday (and some Public Holidays)
|Last bus from City Centre (Milsom Street)||20:30 Monday to Saturday|
18:00 Sunday (and some Public Holidays)
|Fares||See fares for this service|
|Route & Timetable||Bus service 31 route and timetable|
|Lost property||01225 494 918|
|Service feedback and additional info||Contact the operator on 0345 602 0121 or via their website.|
The fares below apply only to services 21 (Newbridge Park & Ride), 31 (Lansdown Park & Ride) and 41 (Odd Down Park & Ride). The operator’s regular bus fares apply to services 4 and 42 (Odd Down Park & Ride).
Parking at the sites is free, you only pay the bus fare.
You can buy some tickets on bus using cash or contactless, or use the First Bus app. Travelwest Travelcards are also available for some ticket types.
|Adult return ticket on weekdays|
Adult return ticket on weekdays
Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays
|Adult return ticket weekends and Public Holidays|
Adult return ticket weekends
Adult return ticket on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
|Group return ticket (two adults)|
Group return ticket (two adults)
Available after 09:30 Monday to Friday
|Bath Zone Group day ticket|
Bath Zone Group day ticket
Unlimited travel for up to 5 people on all First bus services in the Bath Zone – valid after 9.30am Monday to Friday or all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
|10 single journeys (for use at any time)|
10 single journeys (for use at any time)
Can be purchased on bus with a Travelwest Travelcard or via the First Bus App (Travelwest Travelcards are available at Bath Bus Station).
|Service 31 (Lansdown Park & Ride)||Please note, Park & Ride fares only apply to journeys that start or end at the Park & Ride site. For all other trips, First’s usual Bath Zone fare tariffs apply.|
- Holders of English National Concessionary Passes can travel for free after 09:00 on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
- Up to 5 children (under 16) can travel for free with each fare-paying adult.
- First day and season tickets can be used on Bath Park & Ride. Day & week multi-operator Rider tickets are also accepted.
Site and parking info
|Side of Bath||North|
|Opens||• 06:00 Monday to Saturday|
• 09:15 Sunday and Public Holidays
|Closes||Entrance closes after the last bus has operated.|
The entrances to the Park & Rides sites are locked after the last buses have operated but the exits are left open to enable vehicles to be retrieved later. However, lighting is switched off after the last buses have returned and any vehicles are left inside entirely at the owner’s risk.